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Definitions of opals in various dictionaries:
noun - a translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color
noun - a mineral
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|They're mined in Virgin Valley|
|Gemstones from South Australia|
|Gifts on October birthdays|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|These October birthstones may lose their color & crack if allowed to dry out|
|Many of the red stones are classified as the "fire" variety of this fiery gem come from Mexico|
|Australia produces some of the finest examples of these gems|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|Plural form of opal.|
|a gemstone consisting of a quartz-like form of hydrated silica, typically semi-transparent and showing many small points of shifting colour against a pale or dark ground.|
|Opals might refer to|
|Opal is a hydrated amorphous form of silica (SiO2·nH2O); its water content may range from 3 to 21% by weight, but is usually between 6 and 10%. Because of its amorphous character, it is classed as a mineraloid, unlike crystalline forms of silica, which are classed as minerals. It is deposited at a relatively low temperature and may occur in the fissures of almost any kind of rock, being most commonly found with limonite, sandstone, rhyolite, marl, and basalt. Opal is the national gemstone of Australia.There are two broad classes of opal: precious and common. Precious opal displays play-of-color, common opal does not. Play-of-color is defined as "a pseudochromatic optical effect resulting in flashes of colored light from certain minerals, as they are turned in white light." The internal structure of precious opal causes it to diffract light, resulting in play-of-color. Depending on the conditions in which it formed, opal may be transparent, translucent or opaque and the background c|